Hello from the Matskevich Family.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MatskevichFarm, Mar 13, 2016.

  1. MatskevichFarm

    MatskevichFarm Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 13, 2016
    Hello, my husband and I just got our first chickens this week. We got 10 babies, 5 Black Australorp and 5 Rhode Island Red. This is the first time we have chickens, however my father-in-law has been raising them for a few years so we have some help with him.
    We were researching about the breeds and which ones were better for our family, and that is how I found Backyard Chickens. Our babies are about 5 days old, we are using pine shavings and a red 350watt bulb to keep the temperature for them.

    Right now we are also preparing to start the garden, with the nice temperature we are having in the Northeast during this month it's not going to take long.

    That is it for now, I really enjoy the help Backyard Chickens.com is providing us, being a first timer we have questions all the time, and we get a lot of answers here.

    Very excited to see all our babies grow![​IMG]
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Glad you joined us at Backyard chickens. I think you will find many of your questions answered in the Learning Center.
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - and congrats on your new chicks!

    Joining your state thread will put you in contact with other BYC members in your area, which can be very helpful.


    The members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC.

    All the best
  4. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 29, 2011
    Welcome to BYC! :frow
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  6. MatskevichFarm

    MatskevichFarm Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 13, 2016
    Thank you all!! Thank you for the link to the CT state contact! I really enjoy the website.. Is helping a lot!

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